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WesternU Dental Center provides free care to Navy veteran
2 months ago

WesternU Dental Center provides free care to Navy veteran

Navy veteran Brian McKinley started losing his teeth in 2007 due to  chemotherapy treatments for Stage 4 melanoma. He lost one every six months or so, and eventually wound up …
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InfantSEE program at WesternU changes lives
3 months ago

InfantSEE program at WesternU changes lives

Pomona resident Levi Cerda is seeing the world clearly for the first time thanks to WesternU’s Eye Care Institute. (Jeff Malet, WesternU)

An astute aunt and a national program that …
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WesternU College of Dental Medicine introduces teledentistry to benefit underserved areas
6 months ago

WesternU College of Dental Medicine introduces teledentistry to benefit underserved areas

The College of Dental Medicine (CDM) at Western University of Health Sciences is training its students and Registered Dental Assistants in Expanded Functions (RDAEFs) in teledentistry, which provides greater dental …
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MSMS program setting students up for success
6 months ago

MSMS program setting students up for success

The goal of Western University of Health Sciences’ Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) program, part of the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences (GCBS), is to prepare underrepresented and …
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WesternU College of Graduate Nursing alumna uses DNP training to save lives
10 months ago

WesternU College of Graduate Nursing alumna uses DNP training to save lives

Western University of Health Sciences College of Graduate Nursing (CGN) alumna Christine Dang, DNP ’16, MSN-FNP ’16, knew she had a monumental task ahead of her: preparing San Antonio Regional …
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WesternU helps shepherd Care Harbor mega-clinic to Pomona
11 months ago

WesternU helps shepherd Care Harbor mega-clinic to Pomona

Hundreds of thousands of Southern California residents are without health insurance and do not have a medical home. The problem is staggering and requires a massive response. Care Harbor has …
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WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion
1 year ago

WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion

More than 100 alumni and guests attended the first Western University of Health Sciences Alumni Reunion, held Sept. 15, 2018 on the WesternU Pomona, California campus.

WesternU has nearly 3,900 …
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Longtime pharmacy educator retires
1 year ago

Longtime pharmacy educator retires

Sam Shimomura, PharmD, already had a long and distinguished career at UC San Francisco’s School of Pharmacy when he decided to take a chance on an intriguing new opportunity. He …
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College of Health Sciences research champion retires
1 year ago

College of Health Sciences research champion retires

College of Health Sciences Emerita Professor of Physical Therapy Education Donna Redman-Bentley, PT, PhD, has retired after 20 years of service at WesternU. She oversaw the Department of Physical Therapy …
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College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader
1 year ago

College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader

WesternU College of Optometry Founding Dean Elizabeth Hoppe, OD, MPH, DrPH, hired her first faculty member, Daniel Kurtz, OD, about a month after her first day on the job. They …
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